Chris Bladen Heron


Abstract Heron Sculpture in Bronze


I was commissioned to do a piece for a friend’s wife. The brief was for a sculpture with feminine lines and preferably a bird. I decided to do a heron, and as I worked on the sculpture it evolved into a gracious piece with soft lines, but keeping it powerful and stately.

Title: Abstract Heron

Edition: 9

Size: 38 x 20 x 94 cm

Base: Patinated bronze on a stainless steel base

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